Settlement Notice

Welcome to Ngati Mutunga o Wharekauri Iwi Trust.  We are an iwi of Wharekauri (Chatham Islands) which is located about 870 kms away to the East of New Zealand, in what is known as the "Roaring Forties".  Two islands are permanently inhabited; Wharekauri, the main island has a population of about 640 people and Rangiauria (Pitt Island), which has a population of about 40 people.  The main industries on the Chatham Islands are fishing, farming and tourism.

Registered Historic & Archaeological sites on the Chatham Islands-including Pitt Island.

The Kaumatua are working on the Pa Tangaroa design for this website banner. This design is specific to Ngati Mutunga and will be posted shortly.

September 2010
Island whanau send our love and karakia to all of our Canterbury whanau, nga mihi kia koutou.
August 2010
Note change of date for Wharekauri AGM
June 2010
To download Te Pūtea Whanaungatanga form click here
May 2010
AGM and election of Trustees. Check out Latest News.

Confirmed Trustee Candidate List 2016


2016 Trustee Election Candidates Nominations for the 2016 Trustee election closed at 5pm on Friday 1 July 2016. The following nominations have been confirmed: Wharekauri Region Trustee (1 vacancy) ERUERA-FRASER Melodie As ..

Panui - May 2016


Te Panui o Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri Iwi - Quarterly Panui May 2016 is now published. Read it here: Panui - May 2016 (/pdf/Panui May 2016 (WEB).pdf) Click here to download past and present publications. (

Notice of Annual General Meeting - 2016


Notice of Annual General Meeting The Annual General Meeting of the Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri Iwi Trust (the Trust) will commence at 10am on Saturday 17 September 2016 at Whakamaharatanga Marae, Te One, on Wharekauri, Chatham Islands. Agenda: ..

Reo Wānanga - 17-23 June


Ngati Mutunga o Wharekauri Reo Wānanga ki Owae Marae, Waitara 17-23 June 2016 This notice is to advise the next Reo Wānanga will be held at Owae Marae, Waitara from 17–23 June leading in to Ta Maui Pomare celebrations which begin..


If you or your whanau are of Ngati Mutunga o Wharekauri descent then register online here.